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Sructure name?

Posted by mfyss w. Ill. (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 21, 14 at 18:02

Plant is a Callisia but would appreciate help with the name of the flimsy nodal structures. Thanks. Yale


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RE: Sructure name?

If you mean the silky white fluffy areas, those are the stigma of pistillate (female) flowers.


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RE: Sructure name?

  • Posted by mfyss w. Ill. (My Page) on
    Thu, Mar 27, 14 at 17:44

Thank you very much as this did not occur to me. I had assumed that the prominent flowers they produce regularly with stamens were the only flowers produced. The plant shown must be Callisia repens(?).

On another subject, I checked your Garden Web page, and want to check to see if you are interested in a trade. I might have a few seeds for you, and some Sedum (although all are grown inside, so no idea about cold tolerance). Have many succulents with the same problem.

Again, many thanks. Yale


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RE: Sructure name?

Very likely Callisia repens, but without consulting a Callisia key, I wouldn't say 100%.

Right now I'm not really looking for more seeds. I have racks and racks full of seedlings that I am just barely going to be able to take care of this year. If however you are wanting something from my list, shoot me a message and we'll work something out. I also have a lot of different tree and shrub seeds left over that aren't on my list. I'd have to look to see what might work in your hardiness area though.


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RE: Sructure name?

Actually, some of the stuff that was on my list was from last year. I just deleted the stuff I no longer have on my trade list, but didn't have time to add all the new stuff. LMK, if you're interested in tree seeds.


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